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Committee Meeting / Troop Leadership Council

May 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Troop 285 Committee Meeting 5/10/2021
The purpose of this meeting is to review recent activities and discuss our operations as we prepare for our upcoming events.

Call to Order Recent Activities

  • GRSP Service Project – April 17
    Good turnout – Led by Christian Diaz
    1 group of younger scouts cleared vegetation by the river 1 group of older scouts did trail building
  • Fish Fry – Adjusted Event – May 2
    Goose Island to 4N Ranch to Scout Lodge Fish Fry Terrific turnout and great food!
    “If you went away hungry it was your own fault!” – Bill M

    Upcoming Events

Bob Raymond Dave K

Bill M

Bob R

Court of Honor – May 15 at 2pm in the Coker church
o 2 eagle scouts: Patrick Hughes and Jack Connolly
o (these 2 scouts should send guest lists to Bob R)
o Will Helmrick deferred his to August, due to schedule conflict

Class A for everyone (No sash for Lone Stars)

Eagle Projects Galore
o Zach Poupart at Colonial Hills Elementary – will send

information regarding second workday
o Logan B – No info on Eagle Project
o Luke Lynch – finished project and MB’s, no word on BoR

Last TLC before the summer, next one in August
Landon Boone is the new adult Quartermaster (official plaque update)

Misc – None
High Adventure Updates

  • Philmont 2021 6/17-29
    All set, final shakedown coming up
  • Lost Pines June 6-12
    19 kids going, 6-7 dads

K Helmrick Shawn Hughes

Meeting on the 24th to finalize plans

  • Hut to Hut – Durango -July 7-12
    No new info, the numbers are unknown.
  • N Tier – 2022 – June 28-July 6
    All set / Only Caleb and John C right now / avail spots This is for older scouts, 14+ due to difficulty level.
  • Camino de Santiago – 2022
    No new info, need to have a conversation.
  • Philmont 2022? – we have a reservation, but unsure of an adult leader.
  • Wind River July 16 thru July 24 2022 8-10 adults, 9 scouts

    Meeting will be scheduled soon. Whitewater rafting on the way up there.

  • Alaska 2023
    Coordinating with the Peeks.

    Last week of June or early July?

  • Big Bend – Spring Break 2022 (see Scoutmaster Comments)
  • Japan 2023 or 2024?
  • Rafting or Kayaking – Spring Break 2023

    Other Business

• Fertilizer Fundraiser/Status
$6,260 revenue total / $3,000 to the scouts Great job!

Staff Report

Andy H / Alan G John C

Chris A

Alan Gustin

Alex S

Chris A Tim McB

Nate B

Zachary Poupart

• PL’s have been doing a great job leading and organizing scouts
• Special recognition to Jack Connolly and Carter Hartnett for helping LS patrol advance • Fish Fry – great job of a bounce back plan
• Thank you to Schultz and Dr. Taylor
• Troop Meeting led by Christian Diaz went smoothy
• Mr. Villaret helped with knots
• Timothy Shapovalov will lead the next meeting

Needs Improvement:
• Need to work on flag ceremony
• May 24 – Fun day (Kickball) during the Lost Pines meeting.

• John Carpenter – asked Zach to reinstate Class A uniform standards for all scouts. Scoutmasters Comments Bill M

Live in the future – 2024 will be the troop’s 70th Anniversary – will come quickly Need some to update: 2015 – 2024 Decade Book for 70th anniversary troop history In 2024, we need to plan a year of special events – start planning big ideas

Spring Break 2022 – Big Bend

June 1st they will accept reservations / Will try to get 5 rooms Need to know who wants to go / May need to have 2 reservations

Troop 285 makes donations to non-profits:
Bob Marshall and Continental Divide Trail Coalition Consider donating to these

May 31 Labor Day – Lodge Clean-up – get it on your calendar!



May 10, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bob Raymond


William McCalister Scout Lodge
231 E. North Loop Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78216 United States
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